Indira Gandhi Scholarship 2017-18
University Grants Commission circulated an announcement for Indira Gandhi Scholarship Scheme for Single Girl Child. Thus, suitable contenders are invited to apply for Indira Gandhi Scholarship 2017-18 at the least. Individuals who have a single girl in their family are advised to go online and begin the registration process. The last date for online application is updated shortly.
Every year numbers of fellowship are awarded out for empowerment and education of girl contenders especially for such girls who happen to be the only girl child in their family. So, willing candidates can apply for UGC Scholarship by completing online application form through its official portal.
UGC has introduced a Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child with an aim to compensate direct costs of girl education to all levels. Every year numbers of fellowships are awarded out for empowerment and education of girl candidates especially for such girls who happen to be the only girl child in their family.
Eligibility Criteria for Indira Gandhi Scholarship 2017-18
- Any single girl child who happens to be an only child or twin daughter or fraternal daughter in the family, if one son and one daughter are available then girl child will not be considered for the scholarship under the scheme.
- The scheme is applicable to such a single girl child who has taken admission in regular, full-time 1st year Master’s Degree course in any recognized university or a post-graduate college.
- This scholarship is available to PG-I year student only.
- Admission to PG Course in distance education mode is not covered under the scheme.
The age of the girl students up to the age of 30 years at the time of admission in PG courses are eligible.
Amount of Fellowship:
The financial assistance available under the scheme is the Rs.3100/-per month for the full duration of a PG course.
No other additional grant will be payable in lieu of hostel charges and medical charges etc.
How to apply for Indira Gandhi Scholarship 2017-18
First go to the Official Website “www.ugc.ac.in”. Search the link “Apply online Scholarship”. Fill up your all details. Upload the documents. Fill up your correct bank Account details. Submit the application form and have a print out of it.